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Criteria:   found in Alpine County  •   is native  •  group by lifeform
1930  records include photos for these plants # number of sources
Scientific Name Common Name Lifeform #
  Lifeform: Annual317 plants
Acmispon americanus American bird's foot trefoil Annual herb 4
Acmispon americanus var. americanus Spanish lotus Annual herb 1
Agoseris heterophylla Mountain dandelion Annual herb  
Aliciella micromeria Dainty gilia Annual herb  
Allophyllum gilioides Dense false gilia Annual herb  
Allophyllum gilioides ssp. violaceum Dense false gilia Annual herb  
Allophyllum integrifolium White allophyllum Annual herb  
Amaranthus powellii Powell's amaranth Annual herb  
Ambrosia acanthicarpa Annual burrweed Annual herb 3
Androsace septentrionalis Pygmyflower rockjasmine Annual, Perennial herb 1
Androsace septentrionalis ssp. subumbellata Pygmy rock jasmine Annual, Perennial herb 1
Aphyllon corymbosum Flat topped broom rape Annual herb  
Aphyllon purpureum Naked broom rape Annual herb  
Argemone munita Prickly poppy Annual, Perennial herb 4
Astragalus lentiginosus Freckled milk vetch Annual, Perennial herb  
Astragalus lentiginosus var. albifolius White leaved milk vetch Annual, Perennial herb  
Astragalus lentiginosus var. ineptus Fumbling milk vetch Annual, Perennial herb  
Athysanus pusillus Dwarf athysanus Annual herb  
Blepharipappus scaber Blepharipappus Annual herb  
Bromus orcuttianus Orcutt's brome grass Annual grass 1
Bulbostylis capillaris Thread leaf beakseed Annual grass  
Callitriche palustris Vernal water-starwort Annual herb  
Callitriche verna Water starwort Annual herb  
Calyptridium monandrum Common pussypaws Annual herb  
Calyptridium parryi Parry's pussypaws Annual herb  
Calyptridium umbellatum Pussy toes Annual, Perennial herb 3
Calyptridium umbellatum var. caudiciferum Alpine cistanthe Annual, Perennial herb 3
Camissonia chamaenerioides Long fruit suncup Annual herb  
Camissonia contorta Contorted sun cup Annual herb  
Camissonia pubens Hairy sun cup Annual herb  
Castilleja lacera Foothill owl's clover Annual herb  
Castilleja tenuis Hairy owl's clover Annual herb  
Centaurium venustum Beautiful centaury Annual herb  
Chaenactis douglasii Chaenactis Annual, Perennial herb  
Chaenactis douglasii var. douglasii Dusty pincushions Annual, Perennial herb  
Chamaesyce serpyllifolia ssp. serpyllifolia Thyme leafed spurge Annual herb  
Chenopodium atrovirens Dark green goosefoot Annual herb  
Chenopodium berlandieri Pit seed goosefoot Annual herb  
Chenopodium berlandieri var. zschackei Pit seed goosefoot Annual herb  
Chenopodium desiccatum Dry goosefoot Annual herb  
Chenopodium fremontii Fremont's goosefoot Annual herb  
Chenopodium incognitum Masked goosefoot Annual herb  
Clarkia lassenensis Lassen clarkia Annual herb  
Clarkia rhomboidea Tongue clarkia Annual herb 1
Claytonia rubra Red stemmed spring beauty Annual herb  
Claytonia rubra ssp. rubra Red stemmed miner's lettuce Annual herb  
Cleome serrulata Rocky mountain bee plant Annual herb 8
Collinsia parviflora Few flowered blue eyed mary Annual herb 1
Collinsia tinctoria Tincture plant Annual herb 1
Collinsia torreyi Torrey's collinsia Annual herb  
Collinsia torreyi var. latifolia Broad leaved collinsia Annual herb  
Collinsia torreyi var. torreyi Torrey's collinsia Annual herb  
Collinsia torreyi var. wrightii Wright's collinsia Annual herb  
Collomia grandiflora Large flowered collomia Annual herb 4
Collomia linearis Narrow leaved collomia Annual herb  
Collomia tinctoria Yellow staining collomia Annual herb  
Conyza canadensis Canada horseweed Annual herb  
Conyza canadensis var. canadensis Canadian horseweed Annual herb  
Cordylanthus tenuis Slender bird's beak Annual herb  
Cordylanthus tenuis ssp. tenuis Slender bird's beak Annual herb  
Crassula aquatica Aquatic pygmy weed Annual herb  
Crassula saginoides Aquatic pygmy weed Annual herb  
Cryptantha affinis Common cryptantha Annual herb  
Cryptantha ambigua Wilkes' cryptantha Annual herb  
Cryptantha circumscissa Western forget me not Annual herb  
Cryptantha circumscissa var. circumscissa Cushion cryptantha Annual herb  
Cryptantha echinella Prickly cryptantha Annual herb  
Cryptantha glomeriflora Truckee cryptantha Annual herb  
Cryptantha muricata Prickly cryptantha Annual herb 2
Cryptantha muricata var. denticulata Prickly-nut cryptantha Annual herb 2
Cryptantha muricata var. jonesii Jones' cryptantha Annual herb 2
Cryptantha simulans Pine cryptantha Annual herb  
Cryptantha torreyana Torrey's cryptantha Annual herb  
Cryptantha watsonii Watson's cryptantha Annual herb  
Cuscuta californica California dodder Annual herb, Vine (parasitic)  
Cuscuta suksdorfii Mountain dodder Annual herb, Vine (parasitic)  
Cuscuta suksdorfii var. subpedicellata Mountain dodder Annual herb, Vine (parasitic)  
Deschampsia danthonioides Annual hairgrass Annual grass  
Descurainia incisa Mountain tansy mustard Annual herb  
Descurainia pinnata Yellow tansy mustard Annual herb  
Descurainia pinnata ssp. brachycarpa Western tansymustard Annual herb  
Diplacus bicolor Harlequin monkeyflower Annual herb  
Diplacus leptaleus Least flowered monkey flower Annual herb  
Diplacus mephiticus Skunky monkeyflower Annual herb  
Diplacus nanus Dwarf monkey flower Annual herb  
Diplacus torreyi Torrey's monkeyflower Annual herb  
Downingia bacigalupii Bach's downingia Annual herb  
Downingia elegans Elegant downingia Annual herb  
Draba albertina Alberta whitlow grass Annual, Perennial herb  
Draba stenoloba var. ramosa Alaska draba Annual, Perennial herb  
Epilobium brachycarpum Willow herb Annual herb 1
Epilobium densiflorum Willow herb Annual herb 1
Epilobium minutum Minute willowherb Annual herb  
Epilobium paniculatum var. jucundum Autumn willowherb Annual herb 1
Eragrostis mexicana Mexican lovegrass Annual grass  
Eragrostis mexicana ssp. virescens Orcutt's eragrostis Annual grass  
Eremothera chamaenerioides Long fruit suncup Annual herb  
Eriastrum signatum Maroon-spotted Woollystar Annual herb  
Eriastrum sparsiflorum Great basin eriastrum Annual herb  
Eriastrum wilcoxii Wilcox's eriastrum Annual herb  
Erigeron canadensis Canada horseweed Annual herb  
Eriogonum baileyi Bailey buckwheat Annual herb  
Eriogonum baileyi var. baileyi Bailey's buckwheat Annual herb  
Eriogonum spergulinum Wild buckwheat Annual herb  
Eriogonum spergulinum var. reddingianum Spurry buckwheat Annual herb  
Eriogonum vimineum Wicker stemmed eriogonum Annual herb 1
Eriophyllum ambiguum Annual woolly sunflower Annual herb  
Erythranthe arvensis Annual herb  
Erythranthe breweri Brewer's monkeyflower Annual herb  
Erythranthe carsonensis Carson valley monkeyflower Annual herb  
Erythranthe corallina Annual herb  
Erythranthe erubescens Annual herb  
Erythranthe floribunda Many flowered monkey flower Annual herb 1
Erythranthe guttata Yellow monkey flower Annual, Perennial herb (rhizomatous) 37
Erythranthe microphylla Small leaved monkeyflower Annual herb  
Erythranthe suksdorfii Suksdorf's monkeyflower Annual herb  
Eschscholzia californica California poppy Annual, Perennial herb 51
Eschscholzia lobbii Frying pans Annual herb 4
Festuca microstachys Small fescue Annual grass  
Floerkea proserpinacoides False mermaid Annual herb  
Galium aparine Cleavers Annual herb  
Galium bifolium Low mountain bedstraw Annual herb  
Galium triflorum Sweet bedstraw Annual herb  
Gayophytum decipiens Deceiving gayophytum Annual herb  
Gayophytum diffusum Spreading groundsmoke Annual herb  
Gayophytum diffusum ssp. parviflorum Small flowered groundsmoke Annual herb  
Gayophytum eriospermum Woolly seeded groundsmoke Annual herb  
Gayophytum heterozygum Zig zag gayophytum Annual herb  
Gayophytum humile Dwarf groundsmoke Annual herb  
Gayophytum racemosum Black foot gayophytum Annual herb  
Gayophytum ramosissimum Pinyon gayophytum Annual herb  
Gentianella amarella Autumn dwarf gentian Annual herb  
Gentianella amarella ssp. acuta Autumn dwarf gentian Annual herb  
Gentianopsis holopetala Sierra gentian Annual herb  
Gentianopsis simplex Hiker's fringed gentian Annual herb  
Gilia capillaris Smooth leaved gilia Annual herb  
Gilia capitata Blue field gilia Annual herb 18
Gilia interior Inland gilia Annual herb  
Gilia leptalea Bridges' gilia Annual herb  
Gilia leptalea ssp. bicolor Purple throat gilia Annual herb  
Gilia leptalea ssp. leptalea Bridges gilia Annual herb  
Gilia micromeria Dainty gilia Annual herb  
Gilia salticola Granite gilia Annual herb  
Gilia sinistra Clockwise gilia Annual herb  
Gilia tricolor Bird's eyes Annual herb 14
Gilia tricolor ssp. diffusa Bird's eyes Annual herb  
Githopsis pulchella Largeflower bluecup Annual herb  
Githopsis pulchella ssp. pulchella Sierra bluecup Annual herb  
Gnaphalium palustre Lowland cudweed Annual herb  
Gratiola ebracteata Common hedge hyssop Annual herb  
Helianthus annuus Hairy leaved sunflower Annual herb 16
Hemizonella minima Opposite leaved tarweed Annual herb  
Hordeum depressum Alkali barley Annual grass 3
Hypericum anagalloides Creeping St. John's wort Annual, Perennial herb 1
Idahoa scapigera Oldstem idahoa Annual herb  
Juncus bufonius Common toad rush Annual grass 6
Juncus hemiendytus Dwarf rush Annual grass  
Juncus hemiendytus var. abjectus Center basin rush Annual grass  
Juncus hemiendytus var. hemiendytus Vernal pool rush Annual grass  
Lagophylla ramosissima Common hareleaf Annual herb  
Lagophylla ramosissima ssp. ramosissima Common hareleaf Annual herb  
Lappula redowskii Stickweed Annual herb  
Lappula redowskii var. redowskii Redowski's stickseed Annual herb  
Layia glandulosa White layia Annual herb 5
Lepidium densiflorum Common pepper grass Annual herb  
Lepidium ruderale Roadside pepperweed Annual herb 1
Lepidium virginicum Wild pepper grass Annual herb  
Lepidium virginicum ssp. menziesii Robinson's pepper grass Annual herb  
Lepidium virginicum ssp. virginicum Wild pepper grass Annual herb  
Lepidium virginicum var. medium Wild pepper grass Annual herb  
Lepidium virginicum var. pubescens Wild pepper grass Annual herb  
Lepidium virginicum var. robinsonii Robinson's pepper grass Annual herb  
Leptosiphon ciliatus Whiskerbrush Annual herb 1
Leptosiphon ciliatus ssp. ciliatus Whiskerbrush Annual herb  
Leptosiphon harknessii Harkness' flaxflower Annual herb  
Leptosiphon nudatus Tehachapi linanthus Annual herb  
Limosella aquatica Northern mudwort Annual herb (aquatic)  
Linanthus ciliatus Whisker brush linanthus Annual herb 1
Linanthus harknessii Harkness linanthus Annual herb  
Linanthus nudatus Tehachapi linanthus Annual herb  
Lipocarpha occidentalis Western hemicarpha Annual grass  
Lotus purshianus Bird's foot trefoil Annual herb 6
Lotus purshianus var. purshianus Spanish lotus Annual herb 1
Lotus unifoliolatus American bird's foot trefoil Annual herb 2
Lotus unifoliolatus var. unifoliolatus American bird's foot trefoil Annual herb  
Lupinus bicolor Lupine Annual, Perennial herb 15
Madia citriodora Lemon scented tarweed Annual herb  
Madia elegans Common madia Annual herb 14
Madia elegans ssp. elegans Common madia Annual herb 1
Madia glomerata Mountain tarweed Annual herb  
Madia gracilis Gumweed Annual herb 1
Madia minima Little tarweed Annual herb  
Madia sativa Coastal tarweed Annual herb  
Mentzelia albicaulis White stemmed blazing star Annual herb 2
Mentzelia congesta Clustered blazing star Annual herb  
Mentzelia dispersa Scattered blazing star Annual herb  
Mentzelia montana Mountain blazing star Annual herb  
Mentzelia veatchiana Veatch's blazing star Annual herb  
Micranthes bryophora Bud saxifrage Annual herb  
Microsteris gracilis Slender phlox Annual herb  
Microsteris gracilis var. gracilis Slender phlox Annual herb  
Mimulus breweri Brewer's monkeyflower Annual herb  
Mimulus floribundus Many flowered monkey flower Annual herb 1
Mimulus guttatus Yellow monkey flower Annual, Perennial herb (rhizomatous) 37
Mimulus leptaleus Least flowered monkey flower Annual herb  
Mimulus mephiticus Skunky monkeyflower Annual herb  
Mimulus microphyllus Small leaved monkeyflower Annual herb 35
Mimulus nanus Dwarf monkey flower Annual herb  
Mimulus nanus var. mephiticus Skunky monkeyflower Annual herb  
Mimulus parishii Parish mimulus Annual herb 35
Mimulus suksdorfii Suksdorf's monkeyflower Annual herb  
Mimulus torreyi Torrey's monkeyflower Annual herb  
Mimulus whitneyi Harlequin monkeyflower Annual herb  
Monardella breweri Brewer's monardella Annual herb  
Monardella breweri ssp. glandulifera Brewer's monardella Annual herb 1
Monardella breweri ssp. lanceolata Mustang mint Annual herb 1
Monardella breweri ssp. microcephala Brewer's monardella Annual herb 1
Monardella lanceolata Mustang mint Annual herb 1
Monardella lanceolata var. lanceolata Mustang monardella Annual herb  
Monolepis nuttalliana Nuttall's poverty weed Annual herb  
Montia fontana Water montia Annual herb  
Montia linearis Narrow leaved water chickweed Annual herb  
Muhlenbergia filiformis Slender muhly Annual, Perennial grass  
Myosurus apetalus Mouse tail Annual herb  
Myosurus apetalus var. montanus Bristly mousetail Annual herb  
Navarretia breweri Brewer's navarretia Annual herb  
Navarretia capillaris Miniature gilia Annual herb  
Navarretia divaricata Mountain navarretia Annual herb  
Navarretia divaricata ssp. divaricata Mountain navarretia Annual herb  
Navarretia intertexta Interwoven navarretia Annual herb  
Navarretia intertexta ssp. propinqua Great basin navarretia Annual herb  
Navarretia leptalea Bridges' pincushionplant Annual herb  
Navarretia leptalea ssp. bicolor Bridges' gilia Annual herb  
Navarretia leptalea ssp. leptalea Bridges' gilia Annual herb  
Navarretia linearifolia Navarretia Annual herb  
Navarretia linearifolia ssp. linearifolia Navarretia Annual herb  
Navarretia propinqua Annual herb  
Navarretia sinistra Alva day's pincushionplant Annual herb  
Navarretia sinistra ssp. sinistra Alva day's gilia Annual herb  
Nemophila parviflora Small flowered nemophila Annual herb  
Nemophila parviflora var. parviflora Small flowered nemophila Annual herb  
Nemophila pedunculata Meadow nemophila Annual herb  
Nemophila spatulata Sierra nemophila Annual herb  
Nicotiana attenuata Coyote tobacco Annual herb  
Orobanche corymbosa Flat topped broom rape Annual herb  
Orthocarpus cuspidatus Broad scaled owl's clover Annual herb 1
Orthocarpus cuspidatus ssp. copelandii Copeland's owl's clover Annual herb  
Orthocarpus cuspidatus ssp. cryptanthus Short flowered owl's clover Annual herb  
Panicum capillare Old witch grass Annual grass 2
Parvisedum congdonii Congdon's stonecrop Annual herb  
Parvisedum pumilum Sierra stonecrop Annual herb  
Phacelia humilis Low phacelia Annual herb  
Phacelia humilis var. humilis Low phacelia Annual herb  
Phacelia linearis Thread leaf phacelia Annual herb  
Phacelia racemosa Racemose phacelia Annual herb  
Phacelia vallicola Mariposa phacelia Annual herb  
Phlox gracilis Annual phlox Annual herb  
Plagiobothrys cognatus Popcorn flower Annual herb  
Plagiobothrys hispidulus Harsh allocarya Annual herb  
Plagiobothrys hispidus Cascade popcorn flower Annual herb  
Plagiobothrys scouleri Scouler's popcornflower Annual herb  
Plagiobothrys scouleri var. hispidulus Sleeping popcornflower Annual herb  
Plagiobothrys tenellus Slender popcorn flower Annual herb  
Plagiobothrys torreyi Torrey's popcorn flower Annual herb  
Plagiobothrys torreyi var. diffusus Torrey's popcornflower Annual herb  
Plectritis macrocera Plectritis Annual herb  
Poa bolanderi Bolander's bluegrass Annual grass  
Polemonium micranthum Annual sky pilot Annual herb  
Polygonum austiniae Rebecca austin's knotweed Annual herb  
Polygonum douglasii Douglas' knotweed Annual herb  
Polygonum douglasii ssp. austiniae Rebecca austin's knotweed Annual herb  
Polygonum douglasii ssp. douglasii Douglas' knotweed Annual herb  
Polygonum douglasii ssp. johnstonii Knotweed Annual herb  
Polygonum douglasii ssp. majus Large douglas' knotweed Annual herb  
Polygonum majus Large douglas' knotweed Annual herb  
Polygonum minimum Little mountain knotweed Annual herb  
Polygonum polygaloides Milkwort knotweed Annual herb  
Polygonum polygaloides ssp. confertiflorum Dense knotweed Annual herb  
Polygonum polygaloides ssp. kelloggii Kellogg's knotweed Annual herb  
Polygonum sawatchense Knotweed Annual herb  
Polygonum sawatchense ssp. oblivium Knotweed Annual, Perennial herb  
Polygonum sawatchense ssp. sawatchense Knotweed Annual, Perennial herb  
Porterella carnosula Porterella Annual herb  
Pterostegia drymarioides Fairy mist Annual herb  
Ranunculus pusillus Low buttercup Annual herb (aquatic)  
Ranunculus uncinatus Hooked fruit buttercup Annual, Perennial herb  
Ranunculus uncinatus var. parviflorus Small flowered hooked fruit buttercup Annual, Perennial herb  
Rorippa curvipes Bluntleaf yellow cress Annual herb  
Rorippa curvipes var. truncata Blunt yellow cress Annual herb  
Rorippa curvisiliqua Curvepod yellow cress Annual, Perennial herb  
Sagina decumbens Trailing pearlwort Annual herb  
Sagina decumbens ssp. occidentalis Western pearlwort Annual herb  
Saxifraga bryophora Bud saxifrage Annual herb  
Sedella pumila Sierra mock stonecrop Annual herb  
Sidalcea hartwegii Hartweg's checkerbloom Annual herb  
Silene verecunda Dolores campion Annual herb  
Solanum americanum White nightshade Annual, Perennial herb 1
Stephanomeria exigua Small wirelettuce Annual herb  
Stephanomeria exigua ssp. coronaria White plume wirelettuce Annual herb  
Stephanomeria paniculata Stiff branched stephanomeria Annual herb  
Streptanthus tortuosus Jewelweed Annual, Perennial herb  
Streptanthus tortuosus var. orbiculatus Mountain jewelflower Annual, Perennial herb  
Streptanthus tortuosus var. tortuosus Mountain jewelflower Annual, Perennial herb  
Swertia perennis Star green gentian Annual herb  
Symphyotrichum hendersonii Henderson's aster Annual herb  
Thelypodium crispum Wavy leaved thelypodium Annual, Perennial herb  
Thysanocarpus curvipes Common fringe pod Annual herb 2
Trichostema austromontanum Southern bluecurls Annual herb  
Trichostema oblongum Mountain bluecurls Annual herb  
Trifolium cyathiferum Cup clover Annual herb  
Trifolium variegatum Variegated clover Annual herb 1
Trifolium variegatum var. geminiflorum Small-flowered variegated clover Annual herb 1
Veronica peregrina Neckweed Annual herb  
Veronica peregrina ssp. xalapensis Speedwell Annual herb  
Vulpia microstachys Fescue Annual grass 6
Vulpia microstachys var. ciliata Eastwood fescue Annual grass  
Zeltnera venusta Charming centaury Annual herb  
  Lifeform: Biennial2 plants
  Lifeform: Perennial1328 plants
  Lifeform: Fern35 plants
  Lifeform: Shrub217 plants
  Lifeform: Tree29 plants
 
Pink background indicates a plant is non-native.
! indicates a plant is potentially invasive.
NB: found in Alpine County is intended to indicate only plants found growing in the wild. However, the evidence is not always clear, and may occasionally include plants found in cultivation. To verify the wild presence of any particular plant in the list above, please click through to Calflora and look closely at the observations in this county.